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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ KIANTONE — John L. Ferguson, 43, of Jamestown, was taken into custody Wednesday following a warrant check on Route 60 in the town of Kiantone. Ferguson was wanted for third-degree burglary and was turned over to the Chautauqua County Jail for ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ BEMUS POINT — Robert W. Strang, 49, of Westfield, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment. Deputies on Jan. 8 received a report of an order of protection violation. An investigation found that Strang allegedly ...

Man Accidentally Shoots Self In Hand

A man required medical treatment after accidentally shooting himself in the hand Tuesday afternoon. Panama volunteer firefighters, along with Chautauqua County EMS and sheriff's deputies, were called shortly after 2 p.m. to a residence on Blockville Watts Flats Road in the town of Harmony. ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FRENCH CREEK — Emma E. Whitman, 22, of Corry, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a BAC of 0.08% or greater, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to stop at a stop sign. Deputies stopped at 9:13 p.m. Saturday a ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯Police arrested Ronald J. Cornell, 48, after responding to a physical domestic incident on Hallock Street in the city early on Sunday morning and charged him with aggravated criminal contempt and third-degree assault. Officers learned while speaking with a ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Shawn M. Garrett, 39, no address listed, was charged with petit larceny. Officers responded at 9:10 p.m. Thursday to a reported suspicious situation at a town of Ellicott business. An investigation found that Garrett allegedly removed property from the store. He ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Herman Hallowell Jr., 58, of Jamestown, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and moving from lane unsafely. Officers responded at 7 p.m. Tuesday to the area Douglas Place and Linwood Avenue for a ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Stephanie J. Dellahoy, 32, of Jamestown, was taken into custody following a traffic stop at 1:48 a.m. Tuesday. Officers stopped a vehicle on North Main Street, near West 18th Street. Dellahoy was reportedly found to be operating the vehicle without insurance and ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ RANDOLPH — Tyler Sterling-Ebert, 29, of Townville, Pa., was taken into custody Wednesday. Sterling-Ebert was stopped on Interstate 86 in Randolph for speeding, and during an investigation it was found that he was wanted on a parole violation in Pennsylvania. ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SILVER CREEK — Michael A. Acosta-Padilla, 21, of Buffalo, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree criminal possession of marijuana. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 11:46 p.m. Monday in the village of Silver Creek ...

Sinclairville Woman Is Sentenced In Drug Distribution

Drug dealing has led to time served and two years supervised release for a Sinclairville woman. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced Monday the sentencing by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara of Tracy Griffin, 38, who was convicted of conspiring to possess with intent to ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Melissa A. Schepis, 39, of Jamestown, was charged with petit larceny. It is alleged that Schepis allegedly under-rang $106.90 in groceries from Walmart on Saturday. Schepis was issued a ticket to appear in Busti Town Court later. ¯ Allen J. Smith III, ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ RIPLEY — Ian O. Gates, 40, of Ripley, was charged with first-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal mischief, third-degree assault and obstruction of breathing or blood circulation. Deputies responded at 7:41 p.m. Tuesday to Route 76 in the town of ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ KENNEDY — Patrick Griffin, 64, of Randolph, was charged with driving while intoxicated. Griffin was stopped Monday on Route 62 in Kennedy for a traffic violation. He was taken into custody after allegedly failing several field sobriety tests and transported to UPMC ...

Wanted Woman Jailed After Dog Biting Incident

GERRY — A reported dog biting incident Tuesday morning led to the arrest of a woman wanted by police. Volunteer firefighters were summoned to Wilson Street in the town of Gerry for a woman bitten by a dog. The woman, who was not identified by the New York State Police, suffered minor ...

Indictments Handed Up In Chautauqua County Court

Several indictments were recently handed up by a Chautauqua County grand jury. Irvin Ryes Pacheco, 24, of Dunkirk, was arraigned Nov. 19 in front of County Court Judge David Foley on two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. The indictment, according to a court ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Joshua M. Verett, 23, of Jamestown, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. Officers responded at 4:20 p.m. Monday to a Broadhead Avenue home to assist a woman retrieve property from her residence. While on scene, officers learned that the woman was a ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ BEMUS POINT — Todd Crowl, 55, of Lakewood, was charged with driving while intoxicated. Crowl was stopped Saturday on Route 430 in Bemus Point for an alleged traffic violation and was taken into custody after he reportedly failed several field sobriety tests. Crowl ...

Salamanca Man Charged With Enticement Of Minor

A Salamanca man has been charged with enticement and attempted enticement of a minor and attempted transfer of obscene matter to an individual under the age of 16. The U.S. Attorney’s Office on Friday announced the arrest of 36-year-old Richard Buffalo on charges filed by criminal ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ KIANTONE — John L. Ferguson, 43, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana. Deputies stopped to check on a vehicle at 11 p.m. Nov. 25 parked on Route 60 in town of ...